Recession Proof Your Career

As we face the new reality of increasing unemployment, economic uncertainty and global instability, now is the time more than ever to get your career plan and income portfolio in order. For more than a decade I have practised what I preach, developing a recession-proof career portfolio with income from multiple sources, various employment contracts, […]

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Winters Always Come – Jim Rohn

Despite calls for calm, the sad reality is that there is a tsunami of unemployment about to wash across Australia, the likes of which we have never seen before. Last week the phone went into melt-down. A senior executive who had joined an up-start business with significant family office backing had been given two options. […]

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Action – The Missing Ingredient

This has been an interesting year in my board mentoring practice. Reviewing the calendar for 2019 I have chalked up an unprecedented number of one-on-one mentoring sessions. If I told you the number of actual sessions I have conducted you probably wouldn’t believe me, we run a pretty significant operation here at Director Institute and […]

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Nobody Wants a ‘Nobody’ on Their Board

When you’re embarking on your board career, starting your journey to search for roles, approaching people about board positions, go for interviews, it’s important that you understand what’s the paradigm that you’re operating in. What are the rules of the game? By understanding what is really going on throughout the board recruitment process, then you […]

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What does the Royal Commission mean for Board Directors?

The final report for the Royal Commission has landed and the commentary is running on overdrive as the government, opposition, the banks and key industry players put their spin on the results. I use the word ‘spin’ deliberately, as it seems to me that the PR teams are carefully crafting the key messaging around the […]

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